Job Detail

Location Tipperary
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Dee Curley

Principal Software Engineer

Job ID: JOB-11478

Principal Software Engineer

Our client, a medical device company based in County Tipperary are currently looking to recruit a Infrastructure Security & Systems Engineer, for their site


  • Technical leadership for SW development and Integration within the manufacturing site, including guiding the successful completion of major programs and often functions in a project leadership role. Effects of decisions are long-lasting and influence the future course of the organization
  • Designs, defines, implements system requirements, system specifications, input/output processes and working parameters by using current systems engineering methods and technologies. Develops software systems, applications and/or provides software systems testing and validation in support of NPD and/or Manufacturing Process Engineering
  • Interfaces with senior management on significant matters, often requiring the coordination of activity across organizational units. May lead specialized project teams which have a broad impact on the company utilizing cross-functional resources.  Provides leadership to business units
  • Creating, contributing and validating documentation within GMP orientated lifecycle (URS, FAT, SAT, IQOQ etc). Writing and executing test cases to examine software products for bugs and possible failures
  • Responsible for the analysis, design, programming, debugging and modification of software applications and testing solutions. Work often involves interfacing to analog and digital hardware and software operating system
  • Requires knowledge of real-time operating systems and software integration of End to End Process & System of the site production process including MES and OPC


  • Designs, develops, debugs, modifies, tests software programs by using current programming languages, methodologies and technologies
  • Documents software development and/or test development by writing documents, reports, memos, change requests. Methods used are determined by approved procedures and standards
  • Solves engineering problems by analysing the situation and recommending corrective or alternative actions. Analyses, evaluates, verifies requirements, software and systems by using software engineering practices
  • Directs support personnel and project activities
  • Continuously improves process and work methodologies by interfacing with peers/cross-functional groups and analysing activities to improve workflow and work processes
  • Mentors Engineers in software engineering activities/methodologies and domain knowledge
  • Knowledge of at all levels of MES system- Application, Networking and database
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks while maintaining project timelines
  • Execution of software and systems testing and validation according to site SOPs


  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electronics/Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics or related field of study
  • Min of 5+ years industry experience

Additional Skills

  • Experience of PLC and HMI platforms (e.g. Rslogix, Siemens TIA Portal etc.)
  • Experience in Vision Systems (Cognex Insight Explorer, Visionpro etc.)
  • Knowledge of Industrial Protocols e.g. (Ethernet, Profibus, Profinet, OPC etc.)
  • Knowledge of C#, Labview, VB.Net, SQL etc. desirable
  • Knowledge of Robotics advantageous
  • Knowledge of Industry 4.0 technologies advantageous

For further information on
Infrastructure Principal Software Engineer role in Tipperary please contact Dee on 086 7902191/

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Dee Curley


Principal Software Engineer

Dee Curley

Role Type Permanent
Contact Dee Curley
mobile +353 86 790 21 91
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